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Mailnag Alternatives

Mailnag is described as 'daemon program that checks POP3 and IMAP servers for new mail. On mail arrival it performs various actions provided by plugins. Mailnag comes with a set of desktop-independent default plugins for visual/sound notifications, script execution etc' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Mailnag for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Firefox and Opera. The best alternative is POP Peeper, which is free. Other great apps like Mailnag are nPOPuk, PopTrayU, Magic Mail Monitor (MMM) and Howard Email Notifier.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Mailnag is a daemon program that checks POP3 and IMAP servers for new mail. On mail arrival it performs various actions...

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  1. POP Peeper icon

    POP Peeper

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    POP Peeper is an email notifier that runs in your Windows task bar and alerts you when you have new email on your POP3, IMAP (with IDLE support), Hotmail\MSN\LiveMail, Yahoo, GMail, Mail.com, MyWay, Excite, iWon, Lycos.com, RediffMail, Juno and NetZero accounts.

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    Main interface
  2. nPOPuk icon

    nPOPuk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows Mobile

    nPOPuk is an ultra-small, but comprehensive, e-mail client that runs on a wide range of Windows-based operating systems

    ⚫︎ PortablenPOPuk can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    Not updated since 2017.

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  3. PopTrayU icon

    PopTrayU

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Have you fallen in love with the fabulous email notifier program Poptray, but you're running a newer version of Windows than PopTray was designed for? Now there's a new option. Developer Jessica Brown has built upon PopTray to create PopTrayU!.

    ⚫︎ PortablePopTrayU can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  4. Magic Mail Monitor (MMM) icon

    Magic Mail Monitor (MMM)

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Magic Mail Monitor (MMM) is a free POP3 mail monitor with multiple accounts support. It sits silently in your system tray, and notifies you about new messages in your mailboxes. Then you can preview messages and delete unwanted mail in order to avoid spam and viruses.

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  5. Howard Email Notifier icon

    Howard Email Notifier

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Howard is a replacement for the Windows Live Messenger email notification. A tooltip and a sound will notify you about a new email. The tooltip shows you the sender and email subject. Just click the tooltip or icon to open your inbox in your browser or Windows Mail.

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    Windows New Email Notification


  6. PopMan icon

    PopMan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • PortableApps.com

    PopMan is a POP3 and IMAP4 manager. It can be used to list all e-mails received on your incoming mail server, without having to load these mails completely. Unwanted e-mails can be deleted directly from the server.

    ⚫︎ PortablePopMan can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The main PopMan window with preview pane and tab view (Default theme):
  7. Notifier for Gmail icon

    Notifier for Gmail

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Google Chrome
    • Opera
    • Firefox

    Gmail™ Notifier is an open-source project that notifies you about incoming emails from all your Google Mail accounts and labels.

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  8. Panel & Notifier for Gmail™ icon

    Panel & Notifier for Gmail™

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Firefox

    Gmail™ Panel (and Notifier) is an easy-to-use extension for your browser, which can help users to keep track of their Gmail account, while surfing the internet for other information.

    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportPanel & Notifier for Gmail™ support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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  9. Gmail Peeper icon

    Gmail Peeper

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Gmail Peeper is a free Gmail notifier program which provides an attractive and simple way to check for new mail messages without opening your browser!

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    Discontinued

    From their website: “Please note that the development of Gmail Peeper is deprecated. It works but won't receive updates.”

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  10. Gmail Notifier Desktop icon

    Gmail Notifier Desktop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Gmail Notifier is a Linux/Windows alternative for the notifier program released by Google, it is written in Python and provides an attractive and simple way to check for new mail messages.

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    Discontinued

    The last update was in April 2013.

    Running on KDE 3.3
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